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Recent Federal Court Decision Holding Wolf’s Limit on Crowd Size Unconstitutional Has No Impact on Public Schools

September 18th, 2020

On its face, the Governor’s limitations on crowd size also applied to public gatherings including school functions and sporting events. Public confusion over what this ruling might mean for schools is inevitable.

PDE Issues Updated FAQs Regarding Provision of Special Education Services

September 8th, 2020

Whether the plan is a full in-person model, blended learning model, or full remote model, there will inevitably be unforeseen circumstances as school entities implement their 2020-2021 reopening plans.

Judiciary Halts DeVos Rule of CARES Act Funds to Private Schools

September 2nd, 2020

The Federal judge noted DeVos’ Final Rule is not in accordance with Congress’ mandate to allocate CARES funds to non-public schools “in the same manner” as the ESEA.

Face Mask Faceoff: PDE Requires Face Coverings at School At All Times

September 1st, 2020

As of August 17th, 2020, Pennsylvania’s Department of Education (“PDE”) is requiring everyone within the school community to wear face coverings at all times while in school, even when six feet of social distancing is being maintained.

Play Ball? Schools Stuck in the Middle of Fall Athletics Debate

August 27th, 2020

Whether the schools ultimately decide to play or not play, the best preparation for any legal challenge is to listen to and consider all the risks and make a reasonable decision on the record.

Gifted, Section 504, and Other Considerations for Reopening Schools

August 17th, 2020

School Boards and staff continue to monitor ever-changing guidance from state agencies regarding health, safety and educational concerns related to the impending start of school.